Lawrence County -
A crash in Lawrence County has claimed the life of a Jayess man.
According to officials with the Mississippi Highway Patrol, 54-year-old David Jefferson lost control of the propane truck he was driving. The truck flipped several times, and Jefferson died on the scene.
The crash happened just after 1:00 Saturday afternoon on Mississippi 27 South, just south of Mississippi 44. Jefferson was not wearing a seat belt.
The truck was owned by Magee's Gas Company out of Monticello, according to MHP. The investigation continues.